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The Civil Rights Activist Whose Unique Spirituality Helped Me Find My Own

After I left my family’s religion, I was, for better or worse, searching for a blueprint, a model I could trust, which felt familiar enough to be safe, yet bold enough to be revolutionary.


fake-it- until-you-make-it

If I was willing to betray the code which united us, what new thing was worth the pain I had caused?


the attribution of a living soul to plants, inanimate objects, and natural phenomena;

the belief in a supernatural power that organizes and animates the material universe.

.The Color Purple

Dervishes. In love with the Divine,

Do you go to church? Are you a Christian?

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